COS 126 - Climate Change: Plants III

Friday, August 12, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
6A, Austin Convention Center
8:00 AM
Super-size me… not: Desert plant size plays a crucial role before climate change
Roberto Salguero-Gomez, The University of Queensland; Brenda Casper, University of Pennsylvania
8:20 AM
Evapotranspiration partitioning in a warmer world:  Natives lose out to invasives in a shift to evaporation dominance?
Darin J. Law, University of Arizona; Sujith Ravi, Stanford University; David D. Breshears, The University of Arizona; Greg A. Barron-Gafford, University of Arizona; Travis E. Huxman, University of California, Irvine
8:40 AM
A plant distribution shift uphill: Temperature, drought, or past disturbance history?
Dylan Schwilk, Texas Tech University; Tess Brennan, United States Geological Survey; Jon E. Keeley, U.S. Geological Survey
9:00 AM
Growth and community responses of alpine dwarf shrubs to in situ CO2 enrichment and soil warming
Melissa A. Dawes, WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research, SLF; Frank Hagedorn, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL); Thomas Zumbrunn, University of Basel; I. Tanya Handa, Université du Québec à Montréal; Stephan Hattenschwiler, Centre of Functional Ecology and Evolution; Sonja Wipf, WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF; Christian Rixen, WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research, SLF
9:20 AM
Global change factors interact and modify competitive interactions among alpine tundra species: A population dynamic modeling approach
Emily C. Farrer, UC Berkeley; Isabel W. Ashton, National Park Service; Katharine N. Suding, University of California at Berkeley
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Changes in aquatic communities resulting from interactions between climate change and invasive aquatic plants in the Adirondack Park, New York
David A. Patrick, Paul Smith's College; Nicholas Boudreau, Paul Smith's College; Zachary Bozic, Paul Smith's College; Geoffrey S. Carpenter, Paul Smith's College; David M. Langdon, Paul Smith's College; Spencer R. LeMay, Paul Smith's College; Shaun M. Martin, Paul Smith's College; Reid M. Mourse, Paul Smith's College; Sarah L. Prince, Paul Smith's College; Kelli M. Quinn, Paul Smith's College
10:10 AM
Industrial-age changes in atmospheric [CO2] and temperature alter drought sensitivity of photosynthesis in Eucalyptus
James D. Lewis, Fordham University; Renee Smith, Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, University of Western Sydney, Richmond NSW 2753, Australia; Oula Ghannoum, University of Western Sydney; Barry A. Logan, Bowdoin College; Nathan Phillips, Boston University; David T. Tissue, Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, University of Western Sydney, Richmond NSW
10:30 AM
Elevated CO2 alters genetic dominance hierarchies in common ragweed, an allergenic plant
Kristina A. Stinson, Harvard University; Caroline Brophy, Maynooth University; John Connolly, University College Dublin
10:50 AM
Managing for climate change in the semi-arid zone
Tracey J. Regan, The University of Melbourne; David Keith, Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water; Jane Elith, The University of Melbourne; Mark G. Tozer, Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water
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